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Re: two mailing lists - is one too many

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 21:48:19 +0100
To: "Henry Story" <henry.story@gmail.com>, Stéphane Corlosquet <scorlosquet@gmail.com>
Cc: "WebID XG" <public-xg-webid@w3.org>, public-webid@w3.org, "Ian Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.v8j1etdnsvvqwp@sith.local>

Thanks, Henry and Stéphane.
I'll look into this as soon as I can.

Coralie

On Mon, 23 Jan 2012 21:07:59 +0100, Stéphane Corlosquet  
<scorlosquet@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 3:01 PM, Henry Story <henry.story@gmail.com>  
> wrote:
>
>> We have two public mailing lists for the WebID Community Group.
>> The XG mailing list has all those who subscribed to the XG mailing
>> list + all the members of the WebID Community Group, while the
>> public-webid mailing list only has the WebID members and those who
>> joined and subscribed to that. The number of members are
>>
>>
>> - 90 e-mail accounts for  public-xg-webid@w3.org
>> - 26                 for  public-webid@w3.org
>>
>> I think it would be good to close one of them as otherwise discussions
>> will end up be going in parallel in both groups, and so water down the
>> conversation.
>>
>> So the ideal may be to move everyone on public-xg-webid to public-webid.
>>
>
> I agree public-webid@ is more generic and nicer. if it's possible to move
> everyone to that new list, great, but beware people will still send  
> emails
> to public-xg-webid@w3.org since that's what they're used to (they have it
> in their address book), so someone would need to watch that list, or W3
> could set an autoreply message inviting to send to the new list instead.
>
> what about the archive of the public-xg-webid mailing list on w3.org?
>
>
>> But if that cannot be done without asking everybody to resubscribe,
>> then I think it may be better to close the public-webid mailing list,
>> and stick with the weird XG legacy.
>>
>
> I agree having one single list will make things easier and less  
> confusing.
>
> Steph.
>
>
>>
>>
>>        Henry
>>
>>
>> Social Web Architect
>> http://bblfish.net/
>>
>>


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